Make A Difference

The Make A Difference page is dedicated to helping people in the Chicagoland area find great organizations, events and volunteers committed to civic engagement. Our goal is simple – to help everyone find a great place to volunteer and rely on the generosity of people like you to help transform people’s passion into action. Take a few minutes, look around and know that donating a little time can mean a lot! If you have an opportunity or event you would like to see posted, submit it here.

Sep 22

Blood Drive & Help Hurricane Victims

Where: Hammond, IN Scott Middle School, 3635 173rd St.
Ends: September 22, 2017

Sep 23

St. Jude Walk/Run To End Childhood Cancer

Where: Chicago, IL Soldier Field
Ends: September 23, 2017

Sep 23

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day at McHenry Dam

Where: McHenry, IL Moraine Hills State Park
Ends: September 23, 2017

Sep 28

The Wall That Heals: The Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall

Where: Des Plaines, IL Lake Park Pavillion, 2200 S. Lee Street
Ends: October 1, 2017

Sep 28

Free Kidney & Diabetes Screening

Where: Chicago, IL Rizal Community Center, 1332 W. Irving Park Road
Ends: September 28, 2017

Sep 30

Compass to Care’s 2nd Annual 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

Where: Park Ridge, IL Hodges Park
Ends: September 30, 2017

Sep 30

2nd Annual Chicago Brain Aneurysm Awareness Walk

Where: Oak Brook, IL Fullersburg Woods, 3609 Spring Road
Ends: September 30, 2017

Oct 1

The Kickstand Classic Bicycle Race

Where: Bartlett, IL
Ends: October 1, 2017

Oct 7

Annual Recycle with Ronald McDonald House Charities in Cicero

Where: Cicero, IL United Scrap Metal
Ends: October 7, 2017

Oct 13

Tellin’ Tales Theatre presents Six Stories Up in Haunted Chicago

Where: Chicago, IL Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Ends: October 22, 2017

Oct 15

6th Annual Moving Day Chicago for the Parkinson’s Foundation

Where: Chicago Lincoln Park
Ends: October 15, 2017

Oct 21

Silver Paws Gala for Young at Heart Senior Pet Adoptions

Where: Hoffman Estates, IL Chicago Marriott Northwest
Ends: October 21, 2017

Oct 22

Time for Hope to benefit Pancreatic Cancer Research

Where: Lemont, IL Crystal Grand Banquets, 12416 S. Archer
Ends: October 22, 2017

Nov 5

Party with a Purpose-Help Danae Sibert in her cancer fight against ovarian cancer

Where: St. Charles, IL Competitor's Edge Gym, 103 N. 11th Avenue, Suite 5B
Ends: November 5, 2017